John Stuart Mill: Victorian Firebrand by Richard Reeves

By Richard Reeves

A younger activist and highly-educated Cambridge Union debater, Mill may turn into in time the highest-ranked English philosopher of the 19th century, the writer of the landmark essay On Liberty and probably the most passionate reformers and advocates of his innovative, opinionated age. As a journalist he fired off a weekly article on Irish land reform because the humans of that country starved, as an MP he brought the 1st vote on women's suffrage, fought to maintain free-speech and hostile slavery, and, in his inner most existence, pursued for 2 a long time a love affair with one other man's spouse.

To comprehend Mill and his contribution, Richard Reeves explores his existence and paintings in tandem. His e-book is a riveting and authoritative biography of a guy raised to advertise happiness, whose lifestyles used to be spent within the pursuit of fact and liberty for all.

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